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Historical List of Portfolio Companies

KKR typically seeks to make private equity investments in businesses with strong franchises, attractive growth prospects, leading market positions, and the ability to generate high returns on investments. The companies in which we invest are often in transition—positioned for new growth or in need of reorganization or enhanced focus. We also have the resources and expertise to provide growth capital, form partnerships with entrepreneurs, and create joint ventures or public-private partnerships. Our ability to be flexible allows us to pursue opportunities in emerging markets where attractive investment opportunities may require an investment approach other than the traditional buyout.

However, no matter the transaction structure or size, our approach remains the same. We strive to work as partners with the management teams of our portfolio companies, become deeply involved in the operations of our businesses, and harness our global partnership and internal capabilities to drive results. Since 1976, we have made the following private equity investments:

2018
  • Golden Data
  • Heartland Dental Care
  • Hyperion Materials & Technologies
  • Jiangsu Yuguan
  • KCF Technologies
  • LS Automotive
  • PetVet
  • Upfield
2017
  • Apple Leisure
  • Australian Venue Co.
  • A-Gas
  • Bharti Infratel
  • Calsonic
  • Covenant Surgical Partners, Inc.
  • Cue & Co.
  • Dixon Hospitality
  • Focus Financials
  • GfK
  • Hensoldt
  • Hitachi
  • Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.
  • Korea Logistics
  • Laser Clinics Australia
  • Masan Nutri-Science
  • Nature's Bounty
  • Optiv Inc.
  • PharMerica Corporation
  • PT Nippon Indosari Corpindo Tbk
  • Radiant Life Care
  • Suishou Technology Holding Inc.
  • Travelopia
  • USI Insurance Services
2016
  • Avendus
  • Beijing Capital Juda Limited
  • Calabrio, Inc.
  • Cardenas Markets, Inc.
  • Epicor Software Corporation
  • Gambol Pet Group
  • Go Jek
  • Joulon Holdings L.P. (fka OMRO)
  • LGC Science Group Limited
  • PT Japfa Comfeed Indonesia Tbk
  • Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
  • SBI Life Insurance
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Välinge Innovation AB
  • Webhelp SAS
  • Yiguo
2015
  • 58 Daojia
  • Air Medical
  • Arbor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • CHI Overhead Doors
  • Channel Control Merchants
  • Emerald Media
  • Global Medical Response
  • Latitude Financial
  • Mandala Energy
  • Max Financial
  • Mills Fleet Farm
  • Pioneer DJ
  • OEG
  • Privilege Underwriters (PURE)
  • SoftwareONE
  • Sunner
  • Tarena
  • Ticket Monster
  • Trainline
  • Trans European Oil & Gas
  • Uxin
  • Yuehai Feed Group
2014
  • Aceco TI
  • Afriflora
  • Asia Dairy
  • COFCO
  • Gland Pharma Limited
  • Goodpack
  • Internet Brands
  • National Vision
  • Panasonic Healthcare
  • PortAventura
  • Qingdao Haier
  • Savant
  • Scout24 Schweiz
  • Sedgwick
  • Sundrop Farms
  • Torq Energy Logistics
  • Wuhan Optics
2013
  • Alliance Tire Group
  • The Brickman Group
  • Cognita Schools
  • Gardner Denver
  • Mitchell International
  • PRA International
  • RigNet
  • SMCP
  • Weststar Aviation Services
2012
  • Acteon
  • Alliant Insurance Services
  • Capital Safety
  • China Cord Blood
  • Fotolia
  • Novo Holdco Limited
  • Sonos
  • TVS Logistics Services Ltd.
  • Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG
2011
  • Academy Sports + Outdoors
  • Accelerated Oil Technologies
  • Capsugel
  • China Outfitters Holdings Limited
  • Del Monte Foods Company
  • Go Daddy
  • Ipreo Holdings
  • Magma Fincorp
  • Rundong Automobile Group
  • Samson Resources
  • Santander Consumer USA
  • Sino Prosperity Real Estate Platform
  • United Envirotech Limited
  • Versatel
2010
  • Ambea
  • China International Capital Corporation
  • Coffee Day Resorts
  • Dalmia Cement
  • El Paso Midstream Group
  • Hilcorp Resources
  • Avincis (fka Inaer Aviation Group)
  • Intelligence Ltd
  • Pets at Home
  • Rudolf Wild GmbH & Co.
  • VATS Liquor Chain Store Management Co, Ltd.
  • Visma
2009
  • BMG
  • East Resources
  • International Far Eastern Leasing
  • Kodak
  • Ma Anshan Modern Farming
  • Oriental Brewery
  • TASC
2008
  • Bharti Infratel
  • KKR Debt Investors
  • Legg Mason
  • Northgate Information Systems
  • Unisteel Technologies
2007
  • Alliance Boots
  • Biomet
  • Dollar General
  • Energy Future Holdings (formerly TXU Corp.)
  • First Data Corporation
  • Harman International Industries
  • Laureate Education
  • MMI
  • ProSiebenSat.1
  • Tarkett
  • Tianrui Cement
  • U.N Ro-Ro
  • US Foods
  • Van Gansewinkel (Add-on to AVR)
  • Yageo
2006
  • Aricent Technologies
  • AVR Bedrijven N.V.
  • BIS Cleanaway (Australian businesses of Cleanaway and Brambles Industrial Services)
  • Capmark Financial Group Inc. (fka GMAC Commercial Holding Corporation)
  • HCA
  • KION Group
  • NXP (fka Philips Semiconductor)
  • PagesJaunes Groupe
  • Seven Media Group
  • TDC A/S
  • The Nielsen Company (fka VNU Group B.V.)
2005
  • "Der Grüne Punkt"—Duales System Deutschland AG
  • Accellent
  • Avago Technologies
  • FL Selenia S.p.A.
  • Masonite International Corporation
  • SBS Broadcasting S.à.r.l.
  • SunGard Data Systems
  • Toys "R" Us
2004
  • A.T.U. Auto-Teile-Unger Holding GmbH
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • Maxeda (fka Vendex KBB)
  • PanAmSat Holding Corporation
  • Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (Dynamit Nobel)
  • Sealy Corporation
  • Texas Genco Holdings
  • Visant Corporation
2003
  • ITC Holdings
  • KSL Holdings (Hotel Del Coronado)
  • KSL Holdings (La Costa)
  • MTU Aero Engines GmbH
  • NewSouth Holdings
  • Rockwood Holdings
2002
  • Broadnet Mediascape Communications AG
  • Demag Holding S.à.r.l.
  • Evenflo Company
  • Legrand Holdings S.A.
  • PRIMEDIA
  • Yellow Pages Group Co.
  • Zumtobel AG
2001
  • Alea Group Holdings (Bermuda)
  • Ardent Communications
  • Birch Telecom
  • DSSI Group Holdings
  • NewSouth Holdings
  • PRIMEDIA Inc.: emap/about.com
2000
  • Alea Group Holdings (Bermuda)
  • Ardent Communications
  • Birch Telecom
  • Broadnet Mediascape Communications AG
  • Centric Software
  • DPL Inc.
  • DSSI Group Holdings
  • Intermedia Communications Inc.
  • LNG Holdings S.A.
  • NewSouth Holdings
  • Rockwood Holdings
  • Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation
  • Tenovis Germany GmbH
  • Wassall plc/Zumtobel AG
1999
  • Alliance Imaging
  • Birch Telecom
  • Evenflo Company (acquisition of Spalding stake)
  • Nexstar Financial Corporation
  • Smiths Group plc (TI Group plc)
  • Wincor Nixdorf Holding GmbH
  • Zhone Technologies
1998
  • Accuride Corporation
  • Bristol West Holdings
  • KSL Recreation Corporation: Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa
  • MedCath Corporation
  • PRIMEDIA Inc.: Cowles Enthusiast Media
  • Regal Cinemas
  • Spalding/Evenflo Companies
  • The Boyds Collection
  • Willis Group Holdings
1997
  • Act III Cinemas
  • Alea Group Holdings (Bermuda)
  • Amphenol Corporation
  • KinderCare Learning Centers
  • Randalls Food Markets
  • Spalding Holdings Corporation
1996
  • Newsquest plc
  • Newsquest plc: Westminster Press
  • RELTEC Corporation: Rainford plc
  • Spalding Holdings Corporation
1995
  • Bruno's
  • Canadian General Insurance Group Limited
  • Granum Holdings, L.P.: Radio Stations
  • Merit Behavioral Care Corporation
  • Neway Anchorlok International
  • RELTEC Corporation
  • Walter Industries
  • World Color Press, Inc.: The Lanman Companies, Northeast Graphics, and Wessel Company
1994
  • Borden
  • PRIMEDIA Inc.: Channel One
1993
  • Granum Holdings, L.P.: Boston station
  • KSL Recreation Corporation
  • World Color Press, Inc.: George Rice & Son
  • World Color Press, Inc.: The Alden Press Company
1992
  • American Re Corporation
  • Flagstar Companies
  • Granum Holdings, L.P.: Orlando and Boston stations
  • KC Cable Associates, L.P.
1991
  • Fleet Financial Group/Bank of New England
  • Granum Holdings, L.P.
  • PRIMEDIA Inc.: Magazines
  • PRIMEDIA, Inc.: Field Publications
1989
  • PRIMEDIA Inc. (formerly K-III Communications)
  • RJR Nabisco
1988
  • Duracell International
  • First Interstate Bancorp
  • IDEX Corporation
  • The Stop & Shop Companies
1987
  • Owens-Illinois
  • Seaman Furniture Company
  • Walter Industries
1986
  • Beatrice Companies
  • Safeway
1985
  • M & T
  • Motel 6
  • Storer Communications
  • Union Texas Petroleum Holdings
1984
  • Amstar Corporation
  • Cole National Corporation
  • Malone & Hyde
  • Pace Industries
  • Wometco Companies
1983
  • Dillingham Corporation
  • Golden West Television
  • Pacific Realty Associates, L.P. (PacTrust)
1981
  • Fred Meyer
  • Lily-Tulip
  • Norris Industries
  • PT Components
  • The Marley Company
  • The Rotor Tool Company
1980
  • Eaton Leonard Corporation
1979
  • F-B Truck Line Company
  • Houdaille Industries
  • Sargent Industries
1977
  • A.J. Industries
  • L.B. Foster Company
  • U.S. Natural Resources